September 15, 2014

Majority of Funding Restored for New York City Public Library as City Budget Approved

From the New York Public Library: The New York City budget for Fiscal Year 2013 was approved on Thursday, June 28. The City’s three library systems will receive an $89.5 million restoration to the $96 million cut proposed to libraries. The adopted city budget restores $39.6 million of the $42.6 million proposed cut to The […]

Ithaka S+R 'Case Studies in Sustainability' Updates Released

Updated 2011 Case Studies In 2009 Ithaka S+R investigated the sustainability strategies of twelve digital content projects in the higher education and cultural heritage sectors in the US, UK, France, Germany, and Egypt. Two years and one economic crisis later, Ithaka S+R, with the generous support of the JISC-led Strategic Content Alliance, decided to revisit […]

Video: Librarian of Congress James Billington Discusses LC's 2012 Budget Request With House Appropriations Committee

Several political pundits have said the debate and politicking over the 2012 Federal Budget will make what the events surrounding the 2011 budget seem somewhat tame. In this video (via C-SPAN; 103 minutes),  you can watch Librarian of Congress, James Billington, discuss the Library of Congress 2012 budget request with the House Appropriations Committee. It’s […]